Groundwood Books

Short Stories for Little Monsters

Written by Marie-Louise Gay

For readers 5 - 8 years old | Published March 01, 2017 | ISBN 9781554988969
JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories

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Regular price $19.95 CAD

48 pages | 12 in × 9 in
Print Format

Also Available as an Ebook

About this book

Short Stories for Little Monsters

Marie-Louise Gay

This hilarious collection of illustrated stories gives us a glimpse into the things children wonder about every day.

What do cats really see? What do trees talk about? Should you make funny faces on a windy day? Do worms rule the world? Do mothers always tell the truth? Do snails have nightmares?

These short stories are illustrated in vibrant watercolor and collage in cartoon style. They are rich in detail and tiny humorous subplots that will delight all little sharp-eyed monsters.

About the Author

Marie-Louise Gay

Marie-Louise Gay is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator of children’s books. She has won two Governor General’s Literary Awards, the Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award, the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children’s Literature and the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award. She has also been nominated for the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award and the Hans Christian Andersen Award. Marie-Louise’s very popular Stella and Sam series has been translated into more than fifteen languages and is loved by children all over the world. Her recent books include Mustafa and Fern and Horn. She lives in Montreal.

Awards and Praise
  • Commended CCBC Best Books for Kids and Teens, 2017
  • Commended Bank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year, 2018
  • Short-listed Governor General's Literary Award, Young People's Literature — Illustrated Books, 2017